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to the formation of an opposition group coalition to oust bashar al saud. >> eric: the ceo of black elk energy, which owns an oil rig, has identified a found body is one of two contract workers missing since friday. black elk energy will continue to search for another worker who is still missing. four workers who were burned are still hospitalized. the company says that no oil is leak from this platform. federal investigators looking into a deadly parade accident in midland, texas, say a warning signal sounded 7 seconds before the float collided with the freight train on thursday. it was the second of two floats that crossed the tracks. the first did clear safely. ntsb found no problems with the train's brakes, tracks or cars. president obama and lawmakers are cautiously optimistic about a budget deal. but nancy pelosi says it must include tax hikes for the wealthy. we have the latest. >> reporter: shannon, the house minority leader, nancy pelosi, sits at the negotiates ing table with the leaders, trying to steer the country away from the fiscal cliff. she says he will not accept a deal that d
investing in commodities and energy china gets a third of its oil from africa. many countries have become dependent on the economic might of china, and will feel the pain of any slowing in chinese growth. china's influence continues deep into the african bush felt. >> robin joins us from johannesburg, south africa. excellent piece when you look at this. china overtook the u.s. as africa's largest trading partner three years ago. president obama received criticism from some africans, in particularly, kenyans, who had a lot of hope at least because of obama's father being born in kenya, there would be opportunities, greater opportunities for trade. why do you think we haven't seen that? >> just to put it into perspective, president obama spent less than 24 hours in africa during his entire first term. so africans do indeed feel slightly shortchanged. but this massive chinese presence in africa, to be fair, started way before president obama took office, 10, 15 years ago. the chinese started moving into africa. and of course their focus was africa's raw materials, its commodities which helpe
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the conversation. one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. >>> so where do republicans go from here, a week after the party stinging defeat. jack cafferty is following that in the cafferty file. >> wolf, to say the gop needs to do some soul searching in the aftermath of the 2012 election might be putting it mildly. while mitt romney failed to connect with the majority of american voters, the republicans' problem is a whole lot bigger than mitt romney. as one long time republican leader told politico, the gop needs to realize it is too old, too white, too male, maybe even want to add too rich to that. this republican says the party has to figure out how to catch up with demographics of a changing u.s. before it is t
, and clean energy, putting people back to work rebuilding roads, bridges and schools and reducing our deficit in a balanced and responsible way. on this last item, we face a very clear deadline. that requires us to make some big decisions on jobs, taxes, and deficits by the end of the year. both parties voted to set this deadline. and i believe that both parties can work together to make these decisions in a balanced and responsible way. to meet with labor and civic leaders for their input. today i meet with c.e.o.'s of some of america's largest companies. and i'll meet with leaders of both party of congress before the week is out because there's only one way to solve the channels and that is to do it together. as i've said before, i'm open to compromise and i'm hope to new ideas. and i've been encouraged over the last week to hear republican after republican agree on the need for more revenue from the wealthiest americans as part of our arithmetic if we're serious about reducing the deficit. because when it comes to taxes, there are two pathways available. option one, if congress fails to ac
in the automobile, energy, shipbuilding, and construction industries. this is a union spokesperson. >> we are not that bad off here, but we all have an unemployed brother or friend. everyone says the same. that was easy to get a job before even though it was a bad one, and i just don't. everyone is fed up with cuts, especially in health care, education. people talk a lot about that. >> this is the second general strike this year in spain. it comes after 53-year-old woman jumped from a balcony to her death as she was about to be evicted. the death of amaia egana mark the second suicide in two weeks related to evictions in spain as a growing mass movement put pressure on the authorities to act. for more we go to madrid where we're joined by maria carrion, independent journalist, former "democracy now!" producer from her latest piece is called "spaniards take on." start with the story of this woman who committed suicide. >> it is good to be with you. amaia egana member in the basque country and her case is especially tragic because she actually did not sure just how bad off the situation was
tax reform. we could have energy legislation. we haven't even had a defense bill or appropriations bill or cybersecurity. joe lieberman is still trying to get the cybersecurity bill which is really important for this country. really dangerous. but the president, he is our leader. he needs to engage more. we got somebody here in the room that can talk to him. i'm incurable optimist. i think he may do it. >> well, i think it's got to start in this lame-duck session that begins tomorrow. we can't adopt a total bipartisan balanceed budget agreement but we can get -- balanced budget agreement but we can get started. we can have a down payment at least to cover the first year of what otherwise would be the sequester which is $110 billion, and i think we got to prove we can do some tax reform and we can do some entitlement reform and pull it together. and then adopt a process that tries again to push the committees -- according to the regular order -- to come out with enough savings and spending, enough new revenue as part of tax reform and most critically long-term entitlement reform. t
, members of the house energy and commerce committee had their first chance to question the f.d.a. lawmakers wanted to know how the f.d.a. knew of problems at the pharmacy as early as 2002 but took no action. the agency later issued a warning letter in 2006 but again no tougher action was taken, either. >> after a tragedy like this, the first question we all ask is: could this have been prevented? after an examination of the documents produced by the massachusetts board of pharmacy and the f.d.a., the answer here appears to be yes. >> repoer: some eerts contend the f.d.a. already has the authority to regulate large compounding pharmacies. but in her first public remarks today, f.d.a. commissioner dr. peggy hamburg said her agency needs more power. dr. hamburg proposed a two-tier system where smaller, more traditional pharmacies are regulated by the state. larger pharmacies of all kinds would be overseen by the f.d.a. >> the fact that we have unclear, miteand contested authorities and ambiguities in the law, and a crazy quilt of legal authority has required us to be very reactive, responding
member on the energy and commerce committee, the gentleman from california, mr. waxman. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized for five minutes. mr. waxman: thank you very much for yielding to me. mr. speaker, i rise in opposition to the bill. a warmer planet has less ice, higher sea levels, more water in the atmosphere, more powerful storms, more frequent floods, dreier droughts and worse wildfires. two weeks ago hurricane sandy brought a powerful and tragic reminder that the combination of sea level rise and more powerful storms can be deadly, devastating and extremely costly. hurricane sandy was the only -- only the latest and most dramatic in a series of extreme weather events. over the past two years we've had recordbreaking temperatures , the worst drought in 50 years , major floods, numerous tornadoes and thunderstorms and vast wildfires. this is what global warming looks like. and if we continue to ignore it it will soon look far worse. we should be doing all we can to reduce carbon pollution and slow global warming. but this bill instead tries to s
we exspend much less energy. we have to look, obesity is the driver for this diabetes, okay? but it's not the only driver. and i think that the fact people are living longer so you can measure it more, a criteria is different, the measurements are different so there are other factors but no doubt diabetes is a main issue. when we gain troll of obesity we will gain control of many other diseases. that's the driver. we have to do something about it. >> the trends we looked at to prepare for the segment also showed some areas of the country affected more so than others. >> the south for certain. and on the other hand states like alaska, they are doing okay. but the south, big, big problem. >> we've improved our ability to detect and diagnose. to some stephen that's a factor? >> absolutely. we can measure it so we can label you as being either diabetes or prediabetes. and it's important to realize it's not one meal, it's a cumulative effect which causes what we call insulin resistance. it's an easy disease ting doug but it's tough to get people to make the changes that will make pa huge
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